Matt Grossman

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iPad Pro diary day 2: The good, the bad & the two issues that concern me most

I posted my first impressions of the iPad Pro yesterday, and having spent much of the past 24 hours mostly using it rather than my MacBook, I now have more of a sense of why Tim Cook thinks it could be a laptop replacement.<p>While most reviewers dismissed that, and I would certainly join them in …

OneNote is getting big updates on Android, iOS and PCs

OneNote is receiving several updates today across multiple platforms that will make it better for many devices.<p>First up, iOS and Web users can finally add audio recordings to their notes. That means you can easily record meetings or lectures, and add the clips directly to documents. Web users can …

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designers

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It's been around for over 20 years and has a massive library of …

Lightroom mobile app for iOS is now a standalone image editor free for everyone

Adobe’s Lightroom Mobile app for iPad and iPhone has generally been known as a companion app for the company’s desktop photo management tool. While it was always available free for download, it required the desktop app — and a subscription to Creative Cloud — to achieve a meaningful workflow.<p>No …

Apps

What's new in Adobe Creative Cloud mobile apps (pictures)

Macphun debuts Creative Kit 2016, six Pro photo editing apps with OS X Photos plug-ins

<b>Macphun</b>, maker of elegantly powerful photo editing tools including Tonality, Noiseless, and FX Photo Studio, has announced the impending release of <b>Creative Kit 2016</b> — a bundle of 6 of the company’s Pro apps for a discounted price of $150. Creative Kit 2016 includes:<p><b>Noiseless CK</b> (reviewed here) and</b> …

iPhone 6s has a hidden 3D Touch feature: zoom

Early buyers of Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus discovered that settings for 3D Touch were buried within the Accessibility section of the Settings app, and very few in number: turn on/turn off, adjust sensitivity, and test the feature. But it turns out that there’s a hidden 3D Touch setting …

360-degree camera makers are focusing on the consumer market

Jim Malcolm pulls up a video on his smartphone he recently shot at Disneyland.<p>At first, it looks like a typical family vacation video: We see a ride from Jim's point of view as a carriage whooshes into tunnels and back out again.<p>With a swipe of his finger, the camera spins around and we see Jim's …

This company has a way to stabilize footage from almost any camera

Hyperlapse, but for everything<p>Almost nothing makes a video look worse than shaky footage. I’m not talking about the purposely-added shake you see in <i>Bourne Identity</i> fight scenes — rather, the little bumps and wobbles that DSLRs and phone cameras are so bad at hiding. They're the kind of thing you …

Paper by FiftyThree review: an instant iPhone classic

If the (extremely vague and unconfirmed) rumoursare true that Apple was forced to cut short its iPad Pro demos due to time constraints, WIRED would …

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

GoPro's 16-camera rig for Google Jump VR costs $15,000

Google launched Jump, a platform for VR video, back at its developer conference in May -- along with a slightly bonkers camera rig called Odyssey co-designed with GoPro. Today, prospective content creators can put their name down to get early access to the hardware (pictured after the break), which …

Finally, a 4K TV worth watching

If curved screens and the apparent threat of 8K leave you cold towards 4K, maybe Philips' focus on the <i>back</i> of its UHD TVs will get you to open up your wallet. The company's brought its crazy, dreamy projection-backed prototype TV into mass-production in the form of a 65-inch UHDTV. Pico projectors …

The actual NASA technologies that Matt Damon will use in the space survival film “The Martian”

Those who criticized Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film <i>Interstellar</i> for being too unrealistic are in for a treat. In October, perhaps the most science-based science fiction space film ever will hit theaters: <i>The Martian</i>, based on the bestselling book of the same name by Andy Weir.<p><i>The Martian</i> is written …

James Cameron on virtual reality: 'Yawn' (Tomorrow Daily 229)

Hands-on with Fotokite Phi, a pet drone on a leash

Swipe, The Web-Based PowerPoint Competitor, Raises Further Funding And Launches Pro Plan

Swipe, the web-based PowerPoint alternative that brings features such as audience analytics, real-time polls and live syncing to the humble presentation, is flipping the monetization switch today with the roll out of a Pro plan aimed at businesses and marketers.<p>It adds new features including a …

Meet Slick, A Motorized GoPro Stabilizer For Action Sports

Slick is a new GoPro accessory launching today with an Indiegogo campaign. Instead of attaching your GoPro directly to something, you can put your GoPro into the Slick stabilizer and then attach the stabilizer to your helmet, drone or any other standard GoPro mount. It costs $179.<p>Here’s how it …

Popular drawing app Paper is coming to the iPhone

Paper by Fiftythree, the mega-popular iPad drawing app, will soon makes its iPhone debut, according to a blog post on the company's …

iPad Apps

This quadcopter kite takes the selfie stick to new heights

Call it a selfie stick on steroids or just a less technical way to get great aerial shots. Either way, the Fotokite Phi is a camera tool that may …

Quadcopter

Sprint's new 'iPhone Forever' plan ensures you'll always have the latest iPhone as soon as it comes out

The carrier's new iPhone Forever plan requires that you pay $22 per month on top of your existing data plan for the option to always get the latest iPhone.<p>Sprint is introducing the program just as Apple is rumored to be unveiling its next iPhone next month.<p>Here's how it works. If you sign up for …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

A PS4 mouse and keyboard, just in time for 'Black Ops 3'

If you're an FPS fan, this might be the perfect controller for you. Hori's Tactical Assault Commander 4 is a keyboard and mouse setup for PS4 that attempts to mimic a PC control system. The means the DualShock 4's left analog is mapped to a WASD-style configuration, while the right analog is …

Going Abroad? Save Big Money On Your Phone Bill With 'Flyp'

If you hate the idea of having a work phone and personal phone, paying long-distance calling overages and feeling obligated to pick up calls from unknown senders, there's an app that can help resolve these problems for you. Its solution: Set up multiple phone numbers on a single device, and do it …

Will the Real Landscape Photography Please Stand Up?

<i>A curmudgeonly look at the current state of landscape photography.</i><p>I was at in Munich yesterday, munching some <i>bratwurst</i> and drinking a beer in a place …

4 Concepts that Changed My Photography

I started shooting with a DSLR in the summer of 2001. Having invested a lot of money into my photography gear, I went to Olympic National Park, …

My Workflow For Natural-Looking HDR Photos

High Dynamic Range imaging (HDR) has a bit of a bad rap, as it’s been widely abused to create surreal, overprocessed, highly saturated images that do …

Egg-shaped 'ecocapsule' lets you live anywhere - CNN Style

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN<p>The sleek, egg-shaped capsule resembles a spaceship, complete with antennae and a layer of futuristic cells.<p>But the striking design from Slovakian group Nice Architects represents a creative effort to offer housing solutions for this planet. The 'Ecocapsule' is a mini …

Astropad Turns Your iPad Into a Pro Graphics Tablet for Mac OS X

A graphic tablet can be a useful but expensive piece tool in a photographer’s setup. That’s why the folks over at Astropad HQ decided to enable …

Apple

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